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#98953 - 03/28/03 11:55 AM Re: Hogwarsh
Coffeebean Offline
old hand

Registered: 02/11/03
Posts: 725
Loc: Oregon, USA
Welcome to the board, Sheepishlion!


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#98954 - 03/28/03 12:01 PM Re: Hogwarsh
sheepishlion Offline
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Registered: 03/28/03
Posts: 18
Loc: California
Thanks, CB!


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#98955 - 03/28/03 01:17 PM Re: welcome
AnnaStrophic Offline
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Registered: 03/15/00
Posts: 6511
Loc: lower upstate New York
Nice handle, sheepishlion! Welcome, and may I convey my awe before such quick & nimble grasp of markup


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#98956 - 03/28/03 01:31 PM Re: welcome
sheepishlion Offline
stranger

Registered: 03/28/03
Posts: 18
Loc: California
Thank You, AnnaStrophic. I've actually used something similar to markup on another forum so it wasn't hard to figure out this one.


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#98957 - 03/29/03 05:59 AM Re: welcome
RhubarbCommando Offline
Pooh-Bah

Registered: 08/23/00
Posts: 2204
Welcome, sheepishlion - your willingness to jump in the deep end of the hogwash makes me think that the second part of your soubriquet is more accurate than the first part!

And perhaps we should warn you that a name like that is liable to excite certain members of this august company who hail from the antipodes and a certain province of the UK!



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#98958 - 03/29/03 06:24 AM Re: welcome
Faldage Online   sleepy
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Registered: 12/01/00
Posts: 13783
certain members of this august company

Not to mention…

Of course, I've always considered myself more of the july type (or is it april?)


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#98959 - 03/29/03 07:15 AM Re: welcome
Wordwind Offline
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Registered: 09/30/01
Posts: 6296
Loc: Piedmont Region of Virginia, U...
And we have those who March forward here with commentary--and also we have those with "Come What May" attitudes...


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#98960 - 03/31/03 08:15 PM Re: welcome
Coffeebean Offline
old hand

Registered: 02/11/03
Posts: 725
Loc: Oregon, USA
Alas! We have the jejune members . . . and the gullible -- "would July to me?"


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#98961 - 03/31/03 09:07 PM would July to me? evidently so . .
Coffeebean Offline
old hand

Registered: 02/11/03
Posts: 725
Loc: Oregon, USA
HOGWASH : phagotum



a) Alimentation, the liquid pushed through a tube into a comatose person's stomach.
Ted Remington (1 vote – bonzai)

b) Outdoor restaurant in an agora (Greek marketplace); by extension, any sidewalk café. wofahulicodoc (2 votes – consuelo, Wordwind)

c) The algae which clings to rocks and docks at the water line of fresh water lakes and slow-moving streams. Whitman O’Neill (4 votes – JohnHawaii, Maahey, RubyRed, sheepishlion)

d) Appellation for the Hughes BGM-71 fly-by-wire anti-tank missile, nicknamed the "little tank eater" (from phago-, eating + Tank Unhinging Missile) tsuwm (2 votes – AnnaStrophic, tsuwm)

e) A glutton - someone who eats too much. RhubarbCommando

f) An open-work decoration of fabric in which thread is drawn in crisscross stitches across an open seam; a corruption from Greek “phaekelos” (i.e., fagot). Coffeebean (1 vote – Ted Remington)

g) A traveling cloak used for protection against stormy weather. Coffeebean (1 vote – Bingley)

h) Roman military rations which consisted of corn, bacon, cheese, vegetables, fruit, olive oil and wine. Coffeebean (1 vote garnered from Faldage)

i) A Renaissance-era prototype of the bassoon (fagotte), originally designed with bagpipes in mind. AnnaStrophic CORRECT ANSWER (received 2 votes from wofahulicodoc and dxb)

j) Any of an order of insectivorous vascular plants often with the sporangia borne in lanceolate-shaped strobili. Wordwind (6 votes – RhubarbCommando, Zed, sjm, etaoin, Capfka, modestgoddess)

k) Medical term for the effects of a previous attack of acid indigestion on 'beneficial bacteria' in the bowel. "He is suffering from phagotum". dxb

l) A colony of flesh-eating bacteria. modestgoddess

m) Residue from a deteriorating cell. JohnHawaii (1 vote – WO’N)

n) Something eaten which is not normally part of the eater's diet. Bingley

Here are the final tallies:

The Winner is Wordwind who receives 1 point for submitting a definition and 6 points from those who voted for J, for a total of 7 whopping points.

Runners Up are:
AnnaStrophic with a total of 5 points (3 for submitting a correct definition and 2 from those who voted for I).

Whitman O’Neill with a total of 5 points (1 for submitting and 4 from those who voted for C).

Wofahulicodoc with 5 points (1 for submitting, 2 from those who voted for B and 2 points for a correct guess).

Thanks to all who played!


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#98962 - 04/02/03 06:54 AM Re: would July to me? evidently so . .
RhubarbCommando Offline
Pooh-Bah

Registered: 08/23/00
Posts: 2204
... and thanks to you, coffeebean, for hosting the show. ost enjoyable!

all the best!
RhubarbCommando


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